Both California and Florida — the two states with the highest collection of coronavirus instances in the nation — build contemporary records for single-day coronavirus deaths on Wednesday. The heartbreaking milestones come because the U.S. surpasses 150,000 deaths from the virus.
California Governor Gavin Newsom on Wednesday acknowledged 197 people in the enlighten died from COVID-19 on Tuesday, the enlighten’s highest in a single day. The enlighten also reported 8,755 contemporary certain instances.
In step with Johns Hopkins College, California has the highest collection of confirmed instances in the U.S., with out a longer no longer as a lot as 473,785. If California had been its have faith nation, it would maintain the fifth-highest collection of instances in the support of most attention-grabbing the U.S., Brazil, India and Russia.
“Please — WEAR A MASK,” Newsom tweeted.
Florida’s Division of Properly being confirmed Wednesday that 216 people died from the virus on Tuesday, a brand contemporary single-day yarn for the enlighten factual in some unspecified time in the future after environment its outdated yarn of 186 contemporary deaths. An additional 9,448 people tested certain for COVID-19, bringing the enlighten’s total to no longer no longer as a lot as 451,423 confirmed instances.
The Sunshine Remark surpassed Fresh York — a old sizzling position that reported six contemporary COVID-19 fatalities Wednesday — in total confirmed instances Saturday. Many ICUs across the enlighten are at or nearing skill.
The Florida Division of Emergency Management announced Wednesday that each one enlighten-creep COVID-19 testing sites will be closed Friday through Tuesday due to the incoming tropical storm, CBS affiliate WCTV reviews.
Arkansas, Montana and Oregon also reported yarn high single-day deaths on Wednesday. Almost half of of all states are now section of the authorities’s so-called “crimson zone” because of surges, which disproportionately affect communities of color.
Debates over conceal mandates and college reopenings continue to rage across the nation. President Trump has pushed for reopening, telling CBS News’ Catherine Herridge earlier in July that schools are making a “gruesome decision” if they think to continue with distance studying in the autumn.
The area’s most attention-grabbing COVID-19 vaccine glimpse is now underway, with the first of 30,000 planned volunteers serving to to ascertain shots created by the U.S. authorities — one of plenty of candidates in the closing stretch of the worldwide vaccine bustle.